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The Ledger: Canadian provinces prepare for influx of Americans after US election

Canadians might want to prepare to welcome millions of fleeing Americans should polls be correct that Donald Trump might win the presidency. A survey conducted by of 2,000 registered voters showed 28 percent claimed they’d likely “consider moving to another country, such as Canada” with a Trump victory. And, they wouldn’t be hampered by a large wall at the border between the U.S. and Canada. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said claims of Americans wanting to move to Canada occur after every U.S. election. It happened, however, when George W. Bush was elected in 2004, with immigration to Canada doubling by 34,000 Americans in a decade. Read more